Even unto Bloodshed: An LDS Perspective on War (Parts 1 & 2) by Duane Boyce

By Duane Boyce

while rigorously tested, either secular and scriptural arguments for pacifism finally fail. as soon as such pacifist arguments are thought of, rebutted, and respectfully put aside, it really is attainable to build a legitimate framework for a scriptural view of warfare, at the very least usually phrases. one of these framework isn't pacifist, however it is something yet competitive, and contains the standard of heart—not to say, the wisdom—expected of all disciples of Christ, no matter what their job or situation. It was once now not an anomaly while the Lord steered the Nephites to shield their households “even unto bloodshed;” comprehensively understood, the assertion expresses a real, profound, and conceptually wealthy scriptural principle.

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